This Is Life With Lisa Ling: Season 4

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The CNN Original Series, This is Life with Lisa Ling returns for its fourth season on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

In the eight-part investigative docuseries, award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling travels across America immersing herself in communities that are unusual, extraordinary and sometimes dangerous.

In the new season, Ling embeds with a heavily-armed militia in the Arizona desert, visits a secret world under the Vegas strip and attends one of the world’s biggest transgender beauty pageants in Thailand. She also explores the massive wave of Chinese immigrants coming to the U.S., polygamy outside of Mormon country, laws that criminalize teenage sexuality and what it means to be Black and Muslim in America. In the season premiere, “Sexual Healing,” she looks at up close and personal therapeutic techniques that address issues related to sex and intimacy.